Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization

Plant-Grow-Share

About the Program

 

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Plant: provide support to families in Central that are interested in gardening by giving out seeds and soil, helping families build raised beds, and offering gardening classes for Central residents.

 

Grow: build connections and community among gardeners by hosting events and developing a mentorship program between experienced and new gardeners.

 

Share: distribute free food from gardens in Central with our Free Food Bikemobile

 
 
 
 
 

Plant-Grow-Share News

Plant Grow Share 2017 – Call for Volunteers

PLANT-GROW-SHARE & The Little Free Farmers Market 2017… There are lots of ways to be a part of this project: you can volunteer to help a family build a raised bed, distribute free produce in the neighborhood, help Master Gardeners grow food on any of the two community/ educational plots, find out how you can […]

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CANDO Monthly Community Meeting

  (SCROLL DOWN FOR ENGLISH)   Reuniones Comunitarias Mensuales Comenzando en Enero del 2017 CANDO convocara reuniones comunitarias mensuales cada tercer Martes del mes. La reunion comunitaria incluirá presentaciones o discusiones sobre diferentes temas cada mes y los diferentes grupos de trabajo ademas tendrán la oportunidad de reunirse. Esperamos que esta sea una buena oportunidad para que […]

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2016 CANDO Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting is coming up! Join us to learn about what we have done over the past year, what we hope to accomplish next year and how to get involved! The community will also be voting on Board of Directors, changes to our Bylaws, possible plan modifications to our funding sources and getting an overview […]

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Central Neighborhood Fair!

Central Neighborhood Fair – Saturday Noon-6pm @ Green Central We hope to see you at the Central Neighborhood Fair this Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 PM at Green Central Park We are still looking for a few more volunteers to help with the event. If you are able to volunteer for an hour at the […]

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Henry Jiménez announces resignation as CANDO Executive Director

Dear Central neighbors, board, staff and friends,   This has been a year of transition, growth and excitement. We have done so much thanks to all the support we received from volunteers and a strong commitment from the board and staff.   I received a lot of support and encouragement from everyone and I will […]

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2016 CANDO Budget, Plan Modifications and Changes to Bylaws – Neighborhood Meeting Dec. 11, 2015 5-7pm Celebration 7-10pm

2016 CANDO budget, Plan Modifications and changes to Bylaws – neighborhood meeting notification: Dec. 11th 2015 @ CANDO offices 5-7pm – Celebration to follow afterwards. Dear Neighbors, We want to make you aware that the CANDO Board has voted on a 2016 CANDO budget along with several plan modifications to NRP Phase I and Phase […]

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Looking for Gardening Mentors

Hello all, please spread the world – looking for anyone who is interested in mentoring this summer, and especially looking for spanish speakers!

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Plant – Grow – Share

Fernanda our new Sustainability and Food Access organizer is not wasting any time planting seeds in the community. If you live in the Central neighborhood and would like a free vegetable garden. Come to our info and registration session Saturday April 11th 10AM @ CANDO 3736 Chicago Ave. S Thanks to our volunteers that came […]

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Introducing our new Sustainability and Food Access Organizer – Fernanda Sequeiros Hart

CANDO is excited to announce Fernanda Sequeiros Hart as our new Sustainability and Food Access Organizer. Please contact her if you are interested in any way with gardening either as a volunteer, participant or partner organization. fernanda@thecentralneighborhood.com 612 824 1333      

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